A matching game using musical chords.
This is great! I finally solved it and I even got some chords right from listening, not only trying :)
This is great! I was going to say it requires some music background and quickly dismiss it. Then I started playing with the blocks having no idea of what I was doing. I have no music background at all. It sounds so great it quickly got me really engaged. I promise to go back to it but definitely, this is a great project. Thanks for sharing it.
Excellent! The text is educational and fun, the game is great. I showed this to my wife, who teaches musicianship and conducting, and her reaction was "Are there any more?"
A few ways to improve it. First, make sure the help book appears in front of the game pieces. I had to use halo, menu, move to front. Also, some kind of "You win!" message when you get all of them, and some way to reset (or create a random new one) would be helpful.
Overall, great job! I'm excited for the music category. I'm hoping you've inspired fellow musicians to do similar projects. (My wife even showed brief interest in doing one herself.)
Outstanding, effective, attractive, and fun!
Thanks everyone for your comments and suggestions. I did not realize that my help book was showing up behind the chord blocks. Ive fixed that problem uploaded my project again.
I am constantly amazed at all the things you can do with Etoys. Very nicely done, I will show this to a friend of mine who teaches music in elementary school. I liked your use of testing to see which holder a particular chord is in. Great idea, thanks.
Great game and great idea! Can see developing this idea for all music levels!
I like the fact that this is a listening activity. The student will learn to identify a chord by its distinctive sounds in comparison to other chords. The help book was excellent. I would have liked to know at the beginning that hovering over a red rectangle plays it. I was trying to click on them instead.
Great fun. Before playing the game you suggested, it was fun just to run over the notes. Felt like Tom Hanks in "Big".
I like that you chose to play the notes with mouse over rather than click. And while it wasn't clear at the beginning the discovery process was no problem.
I like also that chords were played. They each sounded good in there own way. Much nicer than individual notes.
The book and tiles still compete for top place. I think right now it depends on what gets picked up last. Ahh. From Book misc category add tiles to assign books element number to 1. That insures the start script sets the book to display topmost.
The description you give are good. The connection between the chords and emotions is a nice way to peg knowledge.
Yours in curiosity and service, --Jerome Peace
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